Coffee is good for you

A new study in Korea has found that people who drink 3-5 cups of coffee a day are less likely to have heart disease. The study showed that coffee drinkers have cleaner arteries than those who do not drink coffee. The study involved over 25,000 people, both male and...

Half of UK people will get cancer

Vocabulary: charity (n), to predict (v), calculation (n), chance of survival (n), survival rate (n), statistically (adv). Cancer Research UK, a charity, has revealed a new study that predicts that around half of the UK population will get cancer at some point in their...

Ebola virus is changing and becoming more dangerous

Vocabulary: to mutate (v), form (n), contagious (adj), blood sample (n), cure (v+n), vaccine (n), symptoms (n), to pass on (phrasal verb), to track (v), spread (n+v). Scientists who are studying the Ebola virus have said that it is mutating: the virus is changing its...

What is the future of Ebola?

vocabulary: to discuss (v), to be prepared for (v+adj), outbreak (n), vaccine, (n), epidemic (n), to come up with (phrasal verb), stable (adj). There has not been much about Ebola in the news recently. However, with the start of the World Economics Forum in Davos this...